$1.3-Million water project for Vieille Case

watertapResidents of Vieille Case will soon be able to boast of a new water system as a project to supply the commodity is set to begin in December.

The Vieille Case Water Supply Project will cost some $1.3-million and is expected to be complete in five months and will be commissioned by May 2014, according to a release from the office of the prime minister.

MP for the constituency and Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit, told a community meeting at the Vieille Case Credit Union Hall on Monday, November 25, that the project complements the many other investments made in the constituency since he became Parliamentary Representative.

He noted that the project will create short term employment for the skilled labourers of the community and urged those who will be employed to work with pride.

Skerrit encouraged residents to take ownership of the project as it will improve their lives.

The new Vieille Case Water Supply project will see the construction of two 30,000 imperial gallon storage tanks and repairs to an existing tank.

Improvements will also be made to the intake and new supply and distribution pipes will be laid. The Government of Dominica is providing the funding for the project.

Other Officials at the community meeting were Reginald Austrie, Minister for Lands, Housing, Settlements and Water Resource Management, Bernard Ettinoffe, General Manager of DOWASCO and Franklyn Sharplis, Chairman of the Vieille Case Village Council (Ag).

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15 Comments

  1. I am from vieille case i not voting labour again
    November 27, 2013

    We always had water and skerrit know dat. All skeritt does is put money in chris walter pocket, cornelius aka scabie and Bolo pockets they were d one who dragged skerrit picture behind their vehicles in 2005 now is they dat benefitting from skeritt, it hurts to see pm playing hide and sick with vieille case people like he ashame of us. He hardly comes to his office and all d girl says I Donot know if he will be dere. But pm must realise we may not show it but we not playing politics again. Stop pleasing chris , bolo, scabie , may and d other Freedom labourites and check d real labourites please. My family and i are disgust of empty promise , so we quit voting. We fed up.

  2. November 27, 2013

    :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: :-D

  3. STUDENT
    November 27, 2013

    Where is Skerrit going to find $1.3million to do this water project? The working poor people of this country can longer be the victims of this destructive bigotry of Roosevelt Skerrit .The Fact is. DOWASCO is broke –Ettinoffe knows that, but continues slavishly to do Skerrit’s dirty work. The VAT and the sale of passports cannot continue to finance every development project on the island and the day is soon coming when the Chinese will make a seismic shift to issues as regards their own national security- mighty China, disgracefully gave only US$100,000 to the victims of the Philippines disaster.

  4. Too hot to handle
    November 27, 2013

    All Skerro doing is promising and not delivering during the election he made that very promise to Grand Fond and Rivier Cyrique yet to be fulfilled Skerro why are u fooling us just for a 2 cents vote

  5. Gilda-Rae Grell
    November 27, 2013

    Good to see improvements being made. Concerned about the inconvenience caused by the construction and the short time frame for this construction.

  6. Nyc
    November 27, 2013

    PM please tell us this is not another Chris Walters project. I hope this is not another way of putting money in Chris pocket because this would be disgrace. Be prepared for the water shortage mess everyday.

  7. Annon
    November 27, 2013

    Good improvement. Don’t forget Grandbay water still runs brown like Roseau water used to be after a little rain. It needs proper filtration badly. When I visited my girlfriend parents there I couldn’t even drink the water without boiling. Is there anyone representing Grandbay on these issues, except that it is a sure vote for some politicians??

  8. NicE n NaughtY
    November 27, 2013

    You can know when election close eh

  9. Anonymous
    November 27, 2013

    Thanks for this much needed water supply. Veille Case like everywhere in Dominica need access to potable drinking water, I thank you

  10. APACHE
    November 27, 2013

    365 rivers and we in 2013,some place have water shortage for days,weeks,months.codonié mal shosay

  11. Rule
    November 27, 2013

    You will not fix the roads for these struggling farmers in Salisbury, but here you are trying to impress your people with this project because election is coming.

  12. proud Dominican
    November 27, 2013

    i know for a fact the veille case water project will be completed and grand fond own will still be work in progress. i mean for so long this project has started and up to present nothing really has been done. i have been away for the past 5 years now and nothing in dat community? Grand fondnian think twice before putting an x. but the mistake for them to make is send an aircraft to America and they will see how fast i running down to vote Mr Thompson fountaine

  13. mmmmm
    November 26, 2013

    and still no water to much parts of bellevue chopin. from 7am water cannot climb the hill grenville. Besides there is no water in pierro where the ex-president lives!!

  14. November 26, 2013

    it dry already look at the man face no dimples again 21 in 25 is making him get old and bold head aaaaaa wey wey wey

  15. 4CAR
    November 26, 2013

    His well is running dry?

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